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Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank
No Comments » February 5, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank

“Sometimes I very much doubt whether in the future anyone will be interested in all my tosh.” How wrong Anne Frank was.

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Church Communication Hero: Frederick Douglass
No Comments » January 15, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Frederick Douglass

A slave, turned free man, turned abolitionist used a holiday address to get in the faces of his oppressors. In this address, we find church communications gold.

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101 Women Speakers
4 Comments » December 16, 2013

101 Women Speakers

Remember that throwdown last month about gender diversity at Christian conferences? Rachel Held Evans created a list of 101 women speakers.

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Mother Teresa on Mission
1 Comment » December 10, 2013

Mother Teresa on Mission

"Stay where you are. Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering, and the lonely right there where you are."

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Friday Flogging: Christmas Lights Gone Wrong
3 Comments » December 6, 2013

Friday Flogging: Christmas Lights Gone Wrong

A Christmas light display featuring the flogging of Jesus? You can't make that up. Plus new U2, Pope Francis, reality TV, wise words from Jon Acuff and Instagram video tips.

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Walking a Mile: How We Help Matters
5 Comments » November 27, 2013

Walking a Mile: How We Help Matters

A church in Florida collected 700 shoes for a local homeless shelter. That's cool. But is it the best way to help? We explore the importance of how we communicate.

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It’s a Friday Collection of Goodies
No Comments » November 15, 2013

It’s a Friday Collection of Goodies

Time for some Friday afternoon "research": Gender & crowdsourcing fights, social media goodies, face-palms galore, typographic treats and some photographic fun.

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Church Communication Hero: Pauli Murray
No Comments » October 30, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Pauli Murray

A writer, teacher, lawyer and priest, Pauli Murray refused to be categorized. She broke racial and gender barriers and was truly a woman before her time.

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3 Lessons From the Civil Rights Movement
4 Comments » August 28, 2013

3 Lessons From the Civil Rights Movement

Designer Bobby Martin shares three simple lessons for churches from the civil rights movement: Document everything, no more committees and keep messaging straight-forward and direct.

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The March on Washington 50 Years Later
2 Comments » August 26, 2013

The March on Washington 50 Years Later

We talk with a group of church communicators about the civil rights movement on the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington.

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The March on Washington, Racism & Church Diversity With Trillia Newbell
10 Comments » August 21, 2013

The March on Washington, Racism & Church Diversity With Trillia Newbell

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington we talk with Trillia Newbell about racism, diversity and the church.

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Church Communication Hero: Oscar Romero
2 Comments » July 24, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Oscar Romero

Archbishop Oscar Romero spoke out against government-sponsored violence and injustice, stood up for the poor and championed a courageous gospel in El Salvador during the late 1970s.

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No Comments » April 2, 2013

Pope Francis: Go to the Outskirts

"We need to go out to the outskirts where there is suffering, bloodshed, blindness that longs for sight, and prisoners in thrall to many evil masters."

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Church Communication Hero: The Work of MLK
1 Comment » January 17, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Work of MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. took action: “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying.”

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Church Communication Hero: The Words of MLK
No Comments » January 16, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Words of MLK

Encouragement and inspiration for church communicators from the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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